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What's on in the Blue Mountains 2020

There's always something happening up in the Blue Mountains, so why not linger a little longer and make a weekend of it? We've got the guide to all the best markets and events of 2020 for you right here!

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Image: David Mapletoft, 2011

The Blue Mountains are a haven of creative culture, from weekly local markets culminating in the huge Winter Magic festival, these mountainfolk always are ready to celebrate community and culture together!

  • Maker-Baker-Trader Sustainable Market, Saturday 21 March
    A fundraiser for landcare efforts after the summer bushfires, Kindlehill High School is hosting the sustainable market where creatives of all kinds can sell their wares for just $10 to hire a stall, and where you can pick up some locally made goodies. 
  • Springwood Growers Market, the 4th Sunday of every Month
    Held on the 22nd of March and every fourth Sunday, the growers market has over 50 stalls of locally grown and made fruit, veg, food and wine all from the local Blue Mountains region. If you're keen to cook up a a storm in our huge kitchen at our Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA, pick up some goodies and get to it!

  • Mountain Film: On Tour, Sunday 5 April
    Head to the famous Fairmont for an evening of films curated to inspire from the Tulluride Colarado Mountainfilm Festival. Celebrating the magic of mountains across the world, this guided film festival will shed light on the films, filmakers and subjects over one incredible evening in nearby Leura.


  • Sculpture at Scenic World, Thursday 9 April - Sunday 10 May
    Back for its ninth year, this stunning regional art exhibit transforms the forests of the Blue Mountains into an outdoor art gallery for four weeks. With over 29 artworks along the Scenic Walkway, winding through the Jamison Valley on an easily accessible path - perfect for wheelchairs and strollers alike.
  • Blue Mountains Ghost Bus Tour, Saturday 18 April
    Let Paranormal Pete lead the way on this chilling nightime tour through the bloodiest, most terrifying, most haunted, parts of the Blue Mountains region. As the evening fog rolls in, jump into the Ghost Bus to hear stories of convict stockade, the past of Hartley Historic, and take your chances meeting the ghost of 'the lady in black' at Victoria Pass. 




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